The VL150 V2 EVS (Electronic Variable Speed) provides excellent performance with up to 150% torque on low RPM. This lathe has a powerful 0.75kW motor which allows for spindle speeds from 30-3460 RPM. The diagram in the above photos shows the maximum spindle RPM at each pulley step. The full cast iron construction make this an extremely rigid and high performing lathe. The electronics and switch gear are mounted in a moveable steel box which enables the turner to customise their set up in a convenient way.
First to introduce MT2, and taper roller bearings on this size lathe. The Vicmarc VL150 lathe is in a class of its own when compared to other midi lathes on the market. The best value feature-by-feature of any midi lathe sold in the world, this lathe is made to last a lifetime. Vicmarc is clearly the midi lathe of choice for those seeking a quality compact lathe.
The VL150 V2 comes with a lot of great features such as:
• Quality steel headstock indexing pin
• Hinged headstock door
• Powerful 1hp motor (0.75kW)
• Built in motor cover doubles as a shavings and dust chute
• Easy to use motor door makes belt changing faster and easier
• Easy to use belt tensioner
• Movable switch box which can be hooked onto the door or placed underneath the lathe
• Electronic variable speed with digital display
• Forward and reverse function
• Tailstock lever can be switched to front side if desired
• Accurately machined and drilled end for adding an optional extension
Adjustable Full Working Height Stand
An Adjustable Full Working Height Stand is available as an optional extra. The last two photos above show the VL150 V2 EVS mounted onto this stand and the stand itself. It gives a working height (from floor to centre of the spindle) of 935mm to 1200mm. The foot print is 600mm Wide x 700mm Long.
VL150 V2 EVS
VL150 V2 Specifications 150mm Centre Height 300mm Swing over bed 350mm Distance between centres 425mm Work Height (Bed Bottom to spindle centre) 24 Indexing holes No. 2 MT Headstock & Tailstock spindle Taper Roller Spindle Bearings 3 Speeds EVS 15-3460 rpm 25.4mm Toolrest Post Diameter 15mm Hole Through Headstock Spindle 10.5mm Hole Through Tailstock Spindle 65mm Quill Travel 73kg Net Weight 750x350x500 Length x Width x Height (mm)